MAY 24, 1999


The Henderson County Board of Commissioners met for a special called meeting at 3:00 p.m. in the Commissioners' Conference Room of the Henderson County Office Building.

Those present were: Chairman Grady Hawkins, Vice-Chair Bill Moyer, Commissioner Renee Kumor, Commissioner Don Ward, Commissioner Marilyn Gordon, County Manager David E. Nicholson, Assistant County Manager Angela S. Beeker, Finance Director J. Carey McLelland, and Budget Analyst Selena Coffey.

Absent was: Clerk to the Board Elizabeth W. Corn.


Chairman Hawkins called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance to the first of this year=s budget workshops.

Before proceeding with the budget review, he informed the Board that he had provided to the Commissioners copies of several letters referencing actions of the May 19, 1999 meeting for their review. He had also learned of a proposed General Assembly bill sponsored by Senator Bob Carpenter that would distribute a portion of the state=s sales tax to local governments. This will be a future agenda item.

Staff began a review of the budget and materials that had been previously provided to the Commissioners. This information included the budget message and summary book and the detailed line-item budget.

Ms. Coffey began the review of the General Fund=s Revenues. The revenues by category reviewed were:

Ad Valorem Taxes

Local Option Sales Taxes

Other Taxes and Licenses

Unrestricted Intergovernmental

Restricted Intergovernmental

Permits and Fees

Sales and Services

Investment Earnings


Transfers into the General Fund

The Board also reviewed the Governing Body=s budget. Staff distributed information on Donations to Not for Profits for the Board=s next meeting.

The next scheduled budget workshop is with the Sheriff. The Commissioners asked the County Manager to provide some additional information on this budget. They also requested that the County Manager inform the Sheriff of their desire to discuss issues such as vehicles, data information, capital outlay, personnel requests, new mandates and revenues.

There being no further business to come before the Board, the meeting adjourned at 5:15 p.m.




Elizabeth W. Corn, Clerk Grady Hawkins, Chairman